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August 10, 2023 Violet PR Wins NJBIZ Empower Women Award

Award honors firms showing outstanding commitment to uplift women at work and in the community.

MONTCLAIR, N.J. (PRWEB) — Violet PR, a leading boutique public relations agency headquartered in Montclair, N.J., is proud to announce that it has been honored with the prestigious NJBIZ Empowering Women Award. This award recognizes companies and organizations that demonstrate exceptional dedication to supporting and elevating women in the workplace and the community.

As a woman-owned business and certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) and LGBT Business Enterprise, Violet PR’s commitment to women’s empowerment is one of its core values. Over 90 percent of the agency’s staff are women, and top leadership positions, including President April Mason and Vice President Christina Forrest, are held by accomplished women.

violet pr receiving njbiz empowering women award

“We are incredibly honored to receive the NJBIZ Empowering Women Award,” said Mason. “Empowering women and promoting gender equality is not just a part of our business model; it’s at the heart of everything we do. We firmly believe in providing a supportive and inclusive environment for women to thrive and lead within our agency.”

Violet PR’s dedication to empowering women extends beyond its workforce. The agency has implemented initiatives to support women’s professional development, including a mentorship program.

“I am thrilled to accept this award on behalf of our entire team,” said Forrest. “Our commitment to uplifting women is not limited to our workplace; we leverage our media relations expertise to elevate the stories of accomplished women from diverse backgrounds, breaking barriers and fostering a more inclusive narrative.”

Additionally, Violet PR actively combats inequality through its involvement in community endeavors and philanthropic efforts. The agency volunteers with local nonprofits, supports LGBTQ+ rights advocacy and provides pro bono work for organizations serving individuals in need.

Violet PR has garnered numerous accolades, including the “Best Boutique Agency” award from PR News and Bulldog Reporter in 2022. In 2020, April Mason was recognized as an “ROI-NJ Influencer: Women in Business” and named to NJBIZ’s “Best 50 Women in Business” list.

Looking ahead, Violet PR remains committed to nurturing the growth of women in leadership roles within the agency. The company has identified talented women with the potential to become exceptional leaders and plans to provide personalized mentoring and strategic guidance to help them reach their full potential.

The award ceremony took place on August 1, 2023, at The DoubleTree by Hilton Somerset. To learn more about Violet PR, visit:

About Violet PR

Whether it’s rebranding a city, drawing attention to a revitalized neighborhood, or promoting a new sustainable development, Violet PR helps clients make a difference. Through a combination of news stories, social media and compelling content, our New Jersey-based boutique public relations firm helps clients attract more dollars and supporters. Follow Violet PR on Twitter @Violet  PR. For more information visit:


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